Skinny Carrot Cake with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe | Yummly

Skinny Carrot Cake with Greek Yogurt Cream Cheese Frosting

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19Ingredients
60Minutes
550Calories
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Description

Made with reduced-fat cream cheese and Greek yogurt, this carrot cake is lighter in calories than the classic version, but sacrifices nothing in flavor! The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.

Ingredients

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  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 medium carrots (about 2 cups grated)
  • 6 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup applesauce
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 can crushed pineapple (1 can is 8 oz., well drained)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (for cake)
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (scant)
  • 12 ounces reduced fat cream cheese (softened)
  • 3/4 cup plain full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (for frosting)
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    NutritionView More

    550Calories
    Sodium23% DV540mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs32% DV95g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories550Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol85mg28%
    Sodium540mg23%
    Potassium300mg9%
    Protein9g18%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate95g32%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars69g138%
    Vitamin A90%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium15%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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